michigan Legislative Alerts

Proposal One: You Need to Know

February 16, 2015

In December, state lawmakers passed a complex 10-bill transportation package that will raise an estimated $1.945 billion in new revenue. On May 5th, citizens will decide the fate of the plan. The legislation will not take effect unless citizens approve an increase in the state sales tax at the ballot box on May 5th.

Road package seeks $1.7 billion in tax hikes

December 19, 2014

The “deal” hammered out between political insiders will raise taxes to the tune of $1.7 billion in new revenue. (1) In addition to a mishmash of tax hikes, the plan includes giveaways to special interests that have nothing to do with our roads!

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AFP: Stabenow and Peters Placed Special Interests Above Job-Creation

January 30, 2015

Keystone Pipeline Construction Will Create Thousands of Jobs and Help Meet Energy Demand LANSING – Americans for Prosperity’s Michigan State Director, Scott Hagerstrom, issued the following statement in response to Senator Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters votes today against approving Keystone XL pipeline construction. “We are disappointed that Senators Stabenow and Peters chose to stand with special interests […]

AFP: Bolger Plan Worthy of Ballot

December 18, 2014

Speaker Bolger’s road-funding plan addresses one of the biggest public policy problems we face by dedicating the taxes paid at the gas pump to roads. If lawmakers put a solution on the ballot, they ought to give citizens the opportunity to support the Bolger plan.

Bolger Plan Worthy of Consideration by Voters

December 17, 2014

Speaker Bolger’s road-funding plan addresses one of the biggest public policy problems we face by dedicating the taxes paid at the gas pump to roads. If lawmakers put a solution on the ballot, they ought to give citizens the opportunity to support the Bolger plan.

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